The Districts, a four-man, indie-rock group from Pennsylvania, had just finished playing the Old Rock House on October 15 when its tour manager called the band over to share some bad news. Sometime during its 40-minute gig that evening, a thief (or possibly thieves) busted the driver's side lock on ... More >>
At most funerals eulogies attempt to bookend a life through stories. But at Michael Brown's "home going" ceremony yesterday, relatively little was said about the eighteen-year-old the man. Most of the speakers talked about his death and the ongoing quest for justice. Family members confessed that th ... More >>
Barely 24 hours after a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, his family wanted people to know two things. First, that they would like anyone who is sharing photos of Brown's lifeless body laying in the middle of Canfield Drive to take them down. Right now they're every ... More >>
Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. I am working on a new book. I cannot say too much about it yet, other than:
This week's print feature is about local psych / noise-rock outfit Tone Rodent. Tone Rodent has existed in one shape or form since Adam Watkins first formed the project in 1999. Since then the musical endeavor has taken the form of everything from a one-man artistic noise project to a full-fledged s ... More >>
Image viaReal life Omar probably didn't throw crack into the storm sewer.Earlier this year, Daily RFT compared 25-year-old Reggie Moses to Omar Little, the fictional, shotgun-toting, Robin Hood of Baltimore from the HBO series The Wire.Back in June, Moses and three associates stole 600 grams of c ... More >>
Venue: The House Cafe Location: DeKalb, Illinois Date: 06.20.08 Other Bands: Joie De Vivre, Dragonfire Parade, You On the way to DeKalb, Kiley and I finally watched the third installment of the Indiana Jones trilogy, The Last Crusade, and I must say, Sean Connery is pretty awesome in that movie. ... More >>
The Guitar Hero frenzy careens toward overkill.
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers.
Week of March 22, 2007
Final Fantasy XII: Role-playing on autopilot.
Slow-paced Valkyrie Profile offers dull apocalypse.
Vaughn ensures an amicable Break-Up
A Resident Evil remake captures all the creepy fun of the original.
There's nothing rusty about Mega Man X's old-school 'bots.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war.
The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war
Skate to fame and fortune at Saturday's PlayStation Big Hook Up event
The Year in Review: A Quiz
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies...like Con Air
A loose-lipped former train conductor is looking to get his long-shot congressional bid on track
How do you lure disaffected suburban teens into the bosom of the church? Try this unholy trinity: rock & roll, junk food and Foosball.
The New Yorker knows that a dry crack is a happy crack, Dick Gephardt can't wait for a slice of peach pie and Blake Ashby phones it in; plus a Sanford-Brown update, dueling Bosnian beauty queens and banter with comedian/shine man Jules Summerville
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
The Man be damned: 2 Keys proves the kids can do for themselves
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
At the Gates, a gripping showdown is bungled by a love triangle
At LeRoy's, where they ain't just savin' hair
A joyride from Jefferson County to score some dope dead-ends with a murder on the city's streets
A drunken-driving charge landed Soulard bar owner Martina Paulin in jail. It was a one-way trip.
Or: How Tony Hawk turned skateboarding into a multimillion-dollar international obsession
DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds
The Internet is changing distance learning -- and higher education